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Inclement Weather Procedures

Dear Parents and/or Guardians,

Winter has arrived! We will follow inclement weather routines established at the 2018 October Catholic School Council meeting: ... Continue reading "Inclement Weather Procedures"

Temperature and/or wind chill of -20 C or colder Indoor Routine Temperature with wind chill -18 to -20 C Outdoor routine shortened to 20 minutes (20 minutes indoors, 20 minutes outdoors). Administration’s discretion on shorter recesses -15 to -17 C

We Scare Hunger

St. Jerome CES will be holding the “We Scare Hunger Campaign’ once again this year. This will take place from Monday October 29 to Monday November 12.  We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Aurora Food Pantry.

After the collection period is complete on November 12, each class will participate in a building challenge using the items their class has collected. ... Continue reading "We Scare Hunger"

Candy Drive at SJE

This week St. Jerome Catholic Elementary School will be participating in a Candy Drive.  Dr. Simone is the founder of the organization: Canadian Food For Children. Each year, he collects and ships candy to agencies that work with malnourished and dehydrated children.  The sugar from the candy stimulates the saliva production necessary for starving children to start eating again.

There will be a ... Continue reading "Candy Drive at SJE"

Edge Youth Group, Life Teen Group and Bible Study at Our Lady of Grace Church

Dear SJE Community,

All children in grades 6-8 are invited to join to our Edge Youth Group at Our Lady of Grace Church, in Lynett Hall (15347 Yonge Street, Aurora), which is usually every second Friday. We will have first Edge social night this Friday, November 2 from 6:30-8pm. For more information on this and other nights please see attached schedule. ... Continue reading "Edge Youth Group, Life Teen Group and Bible Study at Our Lady of Grace Church"

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Flu Season is Here. A message from York Region Public Health

Get the flu shot as early as possible

The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.

Students ... Continue reading "Flu Season is Here. A message from York Region Public Health"

Active School Travel. Move more, move better.

What is Active School Travel?

You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean?

Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to and from school or to the ... Continue reading "Active School Travel. Move more, move better."

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